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How Kubernetes works

It's no secret that the popularity of running containerized applications has exploded over the past several years. Being able to iterate and release an application by provisioning its dependencies...

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Fireside chat with Kelsey Hightower, part one: on Kubernetes, legacy tech, and the future of monitoring

At Sensu Summit 2018, Sensu CEO Caleb Hailey and CTO Sean Porter sat down with Kelsey Hightower, Staff Developer Advocate at Google Cloud Platform (GCP), for a fireside chat on a variety of...

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Chaos engineering + monitoring, part 1: Sensu + Gremlin

One of my earliest jobs was as an admin for an MSP. We'd routinely generate alerts that weren't actionable, lacked context, and for most of our customers, were considered noise. From a monitoring...

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Monitoring Kubernetes, part 4: the Sensu-native approach

This is part 4 in a series on monitoring Kubernetes and Docker. Catch up on parts 1, 2, and 3.

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Demonware’s journey to assisted remediation

At Monitorama 2018, Engineering Manager Kale Stedman shared Demonware’s journey to assisted remediation, or as he likes to call it: “How my team nearly built an auto-remediation system before we...

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Recapping Monitorama 2019 (or, why you should attend Monitorama 2020)

Monitorama is the event of the year if you’re in the monitoring and observability space! It’s an inclusive event for speakers, attendees, and vendors alike to network and learn from each other in...

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Announcing Target, Harvard, NCR, & more at Sensu Summit 2019

We’re pleased to announce the speaker lineup and schedule for Sensu Summit 2019, happening September 9-10, 2019! We’ll gather at Revolution Hall in Portland, Oregon for two days of technical...

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Securing your Docker containers

One of the many challenges when building an application is ensuring that it's secure. Whether you're storing hashed passwords, sanitizing user inputs, or even just constantly updating package...

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You’re invited: join us for our annual after party at Monitorama

It’s that time of year again — Monitorama is right around the corner, and that means so is our annual after party! Join us on June 4, 2019 at 5:00pm at Backwoods Brewing Company in Portland.

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Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 2: Prometheus

Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 2: Prometheus

This is part 2 in a series on monitoring Kubernetes. Check out parts 1, 3, and 4.

In part 1 of this series, I discussed the rise of microservice architecture and the...

Sensu Go is here!

Sensu Go is here!

Today is the day: Sensu Go is now in General Availability (GA)! Sensu Go features human-centered design by making it easier to use Sensu; we went from operations...

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